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    • Sweetbitter

    • A Novel
    • By: Stephanie Danler
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,682
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,531
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,533

    Twenty-two and knowing no one, Tess leaves home to begin her adult life in New York City. Thus begins a year that is both enchanting and punishing in a low-level job at “the best restaurant in New York City”. Grueling hours and a steep culinary learning curve awaken her to the beauty of oysters, the finest champagnes, the appellations of Burgundy. At the same time, she opens herself to friendships - and love - set against the backdrop of dive bars and late nights.   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Set Your Expectations Accordingly

    • By FanB14 on 06-24-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • My Absolute Darling

    • A Novel
    • By: Gabriel Tallent
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,294
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,291

    Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At 14, she roams the woods along the Northern California coast. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding grounds, and she is known to wander for miles. But while her physical world is expansive, her personal one is small and treacherous. Turtle has grown up isolated since the death of her mother, in the thrall of her tortured and charismatic father, Martin.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Weird and completely underwhelming

    • By Chris on 10-10-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Every Day

    • By: David Levithan
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,570
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,568

    Every morning, A wakes in a different person’s body, a different person’s life. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Conflicted after the ending

    • By Sarah on 07-26-13

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Wild Bird

    • By: Wendelin Van Draanen
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46

    3:47 a.m. That's when they come for Wren Clemmens. She's hustled out of her house and into a waiting car, then a plane, and then taken on a forced march into the desert. This is what happens to kids who've gone so far off the rails, their parents don't know what to do with them anymore. This is wilderness therapy camp. Eight weeks of survivalist camping in the desert. Eight weeks to turn your life around. Yeah, right.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautiful story of healing

    • By Texas Reader on 04-30-18

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Someday

    • By: David Levithan
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna, Kathleen McInerney, full cast
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    For as long as A can remember, life has meant waking up in a different person's body every day, forced to live as that person until the day ended. A always thought there wasn't anyone else who had a life like this. But A was wrong. There are others. A has already been wrestling with powerful feelings of love and loneliness. Now comes an understanding of the extremes that love and loneliness can lead to - and what it's like to discover that you are not alone in the world. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but very slow pacing

    • By Eric C on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Undying

    • Unearthed, Book 2
    • By: Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna, Steve West, Vikas Adam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Trapped aboard the Undying's ancient spaceship and reeling from the truth they've uncovered, Mia and Jules are desperate to warn their home about what's coming. After a perilous escape, they crash-land on Earth's surface - but Jules and Mia can hardly fathom their new predicament: No one believes them. Because the threat against Earth is hiding in plain sight. A mounting global crisis is taking shape, starting with a mysterious illness that seems to reduce its victims to a regressed state. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • undying

    • By stekiman on 02-24-19

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Unearthed

    • By: Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner
    • Narrated by: Steve West, Alex McKenna
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 142

    When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution humanity has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and their message leads to the planet Gaia, a treasure trove waiting to be explored. For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an ancient alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study...as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don't loot everything first.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Blown!!!!

    • By Nyrine on 01-26-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Animators

    • A Novel
    • By: Kayla Rae Whitaker
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    In the male-dominated field of animation, Mel Vaught and Sharon Kisses are a dynamic duo, the friction of their differences driving them: Sharon, quietly ambitious but self-doubting; Mel, brash and unapologetic, always the life of the party. Best friends and artistic partners since the first week of college, where they bonded over their working-class roots and obvious talent, they spent their twenties ensconced in a gritty Brooklyn studio. Working, drinking, laughing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 4.68 stars....easily one of the best this year

    • By j phillips on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Tell the Machine Goodnight

    • A Novel
    • By: Katie Williams
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Kirby Heyborne, Alex McKenna, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Pearl's job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. She's good at her job, her office manager tells her, successful. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, there's Pearl's teenage son, Rhett. A sensitive kid who has forged an unconventional path through adolescence, Rhett seems to find greater satisfaction in being unhappy. The very rejection of joy is his own kind of "pursuit of happiness"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartrending and Original

    • By Carla on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Reign of the Fallen

    • By: Sarah Glenn Marsh
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Odessa is one of Karthia's master necromancers, catering to the kingdom's ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it's Odessa's job to raise them by retrieving their soul from a dreamy and dangerous shadow world called the Deadlands. But there is a cost to being raised: the Dead must remain shrouded. If even a hint of flesh is exposed, a grotesque transformation begins, turning the Dead into terrifying, bloodthirsty Shades. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly depressing

    • By LexiLikesLiterature on 02-21-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Song of the Dead

    • Reign of the Fallen, Book 2
    • By: Sarah Glenn Marsh
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Karthia is nothing like it used to be. The kingdom's borders are open for the first time in nearly 300 years, and raising the dead has been outlawed. Odessa is determined to explore the world beyond Karthia's waters, with Meredy joining the ocean voyage. Despite the daily reminder of the history they share, Odessa and Meredy are fascinated when their journey takes them to a land where the dead rule the night and dragons roam the streets. But just as she and Meredy are beginning to explore the new world, a terrifying development in Karthia summons them home at once.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still Loving Sarah Glenn Marsh

    • By Jeffrey B (Pool) Nattania on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Summer Guest

    • By: Justin Cronin
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Abby Craden, Alex McKenna, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    On an evening in late summer, the great financier Harry Wainwright, nearing the end of his life, arrives at a rustic fishing camp in a remote area of Maine. He comes bearing two things: his wish for a day of fishing in a place that has brought him solace for 30 years, and an astonishing bequest that will forever change the lives of those around him. From the battlefields of Italy to the turbulence of the Vietnam era, to the private battles of love and family, The Summer Guest reveals the full history of this final pilgrimage.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Regretable

    • By ewock on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Trainwreck

    • The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear, and Why
    • By: Sady Doyle
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    She's everywhere once you start looking for her: the trainwreck. She's Britney Spears shaving her head, Whitney Houston saying, "crack is whack," and Amy Winehouse dying in front of millions. But the trainwreck is also as old (and as meaningful) as feminism itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What are we doing?

    • By J. Hayes on 10-11-16
    • The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear, and Why
    • By: Sady Doyle
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 09-20-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 77 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Matter of Days

    • By: Amber Kizer
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    On Day 56 of the pandemic called BluStar, 16-year-old Nadia's mother dies, leaving her responsible for her younger brother, Rabbit. They secretly received antivirus vaccines from their uncle, but most people weren't as lucky. Their deceased father taught them to adapt and survive whatever comes their way. That's their plan as they trek from Seattle to their grandfather's survivalist compound in West Virginia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite end of the world stories

    • By Connie on 07-23-13

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Here We Lie

    • By: Paula Treick DeBoard
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Alex McKenna
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 218

    Megan Mazeros and Lauren Mabrey are complete opposites on paper. Megan is a girl from a modest Midwest background, and Lauren is the daughter of a senator from an esteemed New England family. But in 1999, Megan and Lauren become college roommates and, as two young women struggling to find their place on campus, they forge a strong, albeit unlikely, friendship. The two quickly become inseparable, sharing clothes, advice and their most intimate secrets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Easy read

    • By Narelle on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • My Name Is Venus Black

    • By: Heather Lloyd
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna, Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Venus Black is a straitlaced A student fascinated by the study of astronomy - until the night she commits a shocking crime that tears her family apart and ignites a media firestorm. Venus refuses to talk about what happened or why, except to blame her mother. Adding to the mystery, Venus’s developmentally challenged younger brother, Leo, goes missing. More than five years later, Venus is released from prison with a suitcase of used clothes, a fake identity, and a determination to escape her painful past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Yikes on 03-24-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Rule Book

    • By: Jennifer Blackwood
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    Starr Media Second-Assistant Survival Guide: 1. Don't call your hot boss the Antichrist to his face. 2. Don't stare at hot boss', um, package or his full sleeve of tattoos. (No. Really. Stop!) 3. Don't get on the malicious first assistant's bad side. 4. Don't forget to memorize the 300-page employee manual. 5. If you value your cashmere, steer clear of boss' dog. 6. Boss' dimples are lust-inducing. Do. Not. Give. In. 7. "The elevator ate your clothes" is not a valid excuse for showing up to important meetings half dressed.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I Couldn't Finish the Book

    • By Kimberly D. Gauthier on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Given to the Sea

    • By: Mindy McGinnis
    • Narrated by: Monika Felice Smith, Robbie Daymond, Alex McKenna, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Khosa is given to the sea, a girl born to be fed to the water, her flesh preventing a wave like the one that destroyed the Kingdom of Stille in days of old. But before she's allowed to dance an uncontrollable twitching of the limbs that will carry her to the shore in a frenzy - she must produce an heir. Yet the thought of human touch sends shudders down her spine that not even the sound of the tide can match.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly Something Different

    • By Celeste G on 06-16-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Handsome Girl and Her Beautiful Boy

    • By: B. T. Gottfred
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna, Maxwell Glick, B. T. Gottfred
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Everyone assumes that Zee is a lesbian. Her classmates, her gym buddies, even her so-called best friend. Even Zee is starting to wonder. Could they be on to something? Everyone assumes that Art is gay. They take one look at his nice clothes and his pretty face and think: well, obviously. But there's more to Zee and Art than anyone realizes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just WOW!

    • By L. Caplan on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Tradition

    • By: Brendan Kiely
    • Narrated by: Alex McKenna, Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Prestigious. Powerful. Privileged. This is Fullbrook Academy, an elite prep school where history looms in the leafy branches over its brick walkways. But some traditions upheld in its hallowed halls are profoundly dangerous. Jules Devereux just wants to keep her head down, avoid distractions, and get into the right college, so she can leave Fullbrook and its old-boy social codes behind. She wants freedom, but ex-boyfriends and ex-best friends are determined to keep her in place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read

    • By Anonymous User on 08-02-18

    Regular price: $35.00

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